NR451 – Capstone Project Milestone 1: Practice Issue and Evidence Summary Worksheets

NR451 – Capstone Project Milestone 1: Practice Issue and Evidence Summary Worksheets

Capstone Project Milestone 1:
Practice Issue and Evidence Summary Worksheets
 
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Directions

  1. Refer to the guidelines for specific details on how to complete this assignment.
  2. Type your answers directly into the worksheets below.
  3. Submit to the Dropbox by the end of Week 3, Sunday at 11:59 p.m. MT.
  4. Post questions about this assignment to the Q & A Forum. You may also email questions to the instructor for a private response.

NR451 – Capstone Project Milestone 1: Practice Issue and Evidence Summary Worksheets
Practice Issue Worksheet
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List the topic and include the citation for the systematic review you have selected from our approved list (optional: an additional scholarly source of support): 
 
What is the nursing practice issue you have identified related to the topic you have chosen? 
 
Fully describe the scope of the practice issue: 
 
What is the practice area?___ Clinical
___ Education
___ Administration
___ Other (List):
How was the practice issue identified? (check all that apply)___ Safety/risk management concerns
___ Unsatisfactory patient outcomes
___ Wide variations in practice
___ Significant financial concerns
 
___ Difference between hospital and community practice
___ Clinical practice issue is a concern
___ Procedure or process is a time waster
___ Clinical practice issue has no scientific base
__ Other:
Describe the rationale for your checked selections: 
 
What evidence must be gathered? (check all that apply)
___ Literature search___ Guidelines
___ Expert Opinion
___ Patient Preferences
___ Clinical Expertise___ Financial Analysis
___ Standards (Regulatory, professional, community)
___ Other
 
Describe the rationale for your checked selections: 
 
NR451 – Capstone Project Milestone 1: Practice Issue and Evidence Summary Worksheets

NR451 – Capstone Project Milestone 1: Practice Issue and Evidence Summary Worksheets
Evidence Summary Worksheet
Directions: Please type your answers directly into the worksheet.
 

Describe the practice problem in your own words with reference to the identified population, setting and magnitude of the problem in measurable terms: 
Type the complete APA reference for the systematic review article you chose from the list provided. It must be relevant to the practice issue you described above. Include the APA reference for any additional optionalsupplemental scholarly source related to the review you wish to use. 
 
Identify the objectives of the article: 
Provide a statement of the questions being addressed in the work and how these relate to your practice issue:
 
 
Summarize (in your own words) the interventions the author(s) suggest to improve patient outcomes. 
Summarize the main findings by the authors of your systematic review including the strength of evidence for each main outcome.  Consider the relevance to your project proposal for the Milestone 2 project paper(If anoptional supplemental source is also used, include a statement of relevance to it as well.)
 
 
Outline evidence-based solutions that you will consider for your project
Discuss any limitations to the studies that you believe impacts your ability to utilize the research in your project.
 
 

NR451 – Capstone Project Milestone 1: Practice Issue and Evidence Summary Worksheets